Start-up of the Vanguard rocket


Avangards are ready, missile defense systems can be sent to landfill

Strategic Missile Forces began to receive missiles "Avangard"

The RIA Novosti news agency reports that, according to the statement of the Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) Sergei Karakaev, an appropriate infrastructure has been deployed in the Yasnensky missile compound (deployed in the Orenburg Region). By the end of this year, this regiment will take up combat duty.

At the end of 2018, the Russian Ministry of Defense conducted a test rocket launch. He passed successfully. The rocket, equipped with a hypersonic Avangard planning winged combat unit, launched in the area of ​​the settlement of Yasny (Orenburg Region), flying approximately six thousand kilometers, hit the target in Kamchatka.

All flight tests of the new missile system are completed. "Avangard" put into service on time.

President Vladimir Putin, speaking of Avangard, called it an “adequate and asymmetrical” response to the missile defense of the United States of America.